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As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee by P.D. Murphy
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One man's search through Spain in the footsteps of writer Laurie Lee.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th by Rachel Williams-Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Eight Ten to Charing Cross by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the second part of her memoir of growing up in industrial North Kent, Jean continues her story now as a teenager in the 1950s. Yearning to escape the confines of her working class family and a mundane future as an office worker via a fast track to fame and fortune she settles for the reflected glory of typing for the rising stars of popular music and her rich fantasy life remains.
Breaking the Color Barrier: The Story of the First African American NFL Head Coach, Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard by Frank Foster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The history of sports and race is messy. In baseball Jackie Robinson is universally touted as the first black major league player, which conveniently forgets Moses Fleetwood Walker and other players of color who appeared on 19th century diamonds. Football deals with the messiness a different way. The sport employs the term "modern era" instead. So Kenny Washington is the first black player of th
First: Three African-American Athletes That Changed the Game by Frank Foster
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
For change to happen, there has to be someone daring enough to suffer through the negativity of being first. The three players profiled here, beat the odds and changed the game. Profiled in this book: Jackie Robinson — The first African-American baseball player Fritz Pollard — The first African-American coaches in the NFL and one of the first African-American players in the NFL Nathaniel Clif
Strange Boat - Mike Scott & The Waterboys by Ian Abrahams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,680. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Strange Boat charts the twisting and meandering journey of Mike Scott, describing the literary and spiritual references that inform his songwriting and exploring the multitude of locations and cultures in which his band, The Waterboys, have assembled and reflected in their recordings.
The Tapestry of Life : Biographies of My Grandparents by Shukoor Ahmed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like most of us, I have always had the powerful desire to learn about my family history. Knowing about our past, our ancestors, and experiences that mould our lives can give us a deeper understanding of who we are and how we fit into the greater tapestry of life.
Who Stole Our Bikes? by Pamela Bowman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
40 Years of Silence by George Sullivan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An auto-biography of a victim of paedophilia. I have tried to describe how a child can be manipulated by an adult and how it is that the child can grow into an adult and still not be able to confront their tormentor.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver by Bobbi Carducci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Boots Poffenberger: Hurler, Hero, Hellraiser by Austin Gisriel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
What is a "Boots Poffenberger"? You mean "The Baron"? The "Prince of Pilsner"? Only one of baseball's original Wild and Crazy Guys, that's who. The one with the major league record for laughs per career innings pitched. Travel with Boots on his journey across the baseball landscape - from Detroit to Brooklyn to Nashville to the Marines in WWII to years as a local hero in the semi-pros.
Royal Air Force Coastal Command by John Campbell
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 143,420. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the decades after the Second World War, John Campbell served as a Coastal Command navigator and crew captain on Shackleton aircraft in the Maritime Patrol role. Having studied in great detail the history and development of Coastal Command, he has researched and written this thorough account of its activities throughout its years of operation.
The Lullaby Illusion: A Journey of Awakening by Susan Joyce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Peel Productions, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Lullaby Illusion details the harrowing personal journey of a young American woman facing seemingly insurmountable situations while living in the Middle East and Europe. After miscarriages, a stillbirth, revolt, and war, and divorce, Susan seeks solace by creating art, and recording her vivid dreams. Through difficult life changes she discovers her ticking clock is not biological but creative.
Spirit Matters - A Memoir by Matthew J. Pallamary
You set the price! Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
*1st Place - San Diego Book Awards - Best Spiritual Book* *Award Winning Finalist - National Best Book Awards - Memoir* Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives, blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds. It is simply a matter of awareness.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive by Sophia Antenor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 3 – Russian Rhapsody by N Sreenivasan
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the third in a series of books that constitute the Memoirs of a retired Indian Foreign Service officer. The Memoirs recount memorable parts of the author's forty years as a diplomat. This book is based on the author's posting in Moscow during the Soviet era.
Honourable King by Anton Flude
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
The Soul of Beth - The Luminous Black Dahlia by Juanita Spinos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Beth (Elizabeth Short), posthumously known as The Black Dahlia, was the victim of one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century. Believing that she was unjustly portrayed in books and movies, her friend, Juanita Spinos describes her in The Soul of Beth as a strikingly beautiful, dignified, compassionate, and caring friend to be cherished and honored forever.
Just When I Thought It Was Over by Chikita Shell
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book is about the author's life and how she defeated the odds of her childhood to become a successful college student, loving mother and wife. She always had dreams of becoming a professional career woman, but after an unexpected turn in life, she found herself secretly battling depression and anxiety. However, through the support of family and personal determination, she regained faith.